2017

winners

Discover winners by category:

WINNER

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Jesmyn Ward

Scribner / Simon & Schuster More about this book >

FINALISTS

Dark at the Crossing

Elliot Ackerman

Knopf / Penguin Random House More about this book >

The Leavers

Lisa Ko

Algonquin Books / Workman Publishing More about this book >

Pachinko

Min Jin Lee

Grand Central Publishing / Hachette Book Group More about this book >

Her Body and Other Parties

Carmen Maria Machado

Graywolf Press More about this book >

LONGLIST

The King Is Always Above the People: Stories

Daniel Alarcón

Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Miss Burma

Charmaine Craig

Grove Press / Grove Atlantic More about this book >

Manhattan Beach

Jennifer Egan

Scribner / Simon & Schuster More about this book >

A Kind of Freedom

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Counterpoint Press More about this book >

Barren Island

Carol Zoref

New Issues Poetry & Prose More about this book >

Judges
Alexander Chee
Alexander Chee
Dave Eggers
Dave Eggers
Annie Philbrick
Annie Philbrick
Karolina Waclawiak
Karolina Waclawiak
Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson
Chair
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Jesmyn Ward accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction (full speech)
Jesmyn Ward accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction (full speech)

Masha Gessen accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction (full speech)
Masha Gessen accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction (full speech)

Frank Bidart accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry (full speech)
Frank Bidart accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry (full speech)

Robin Benway accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature (full speech)
Robin Benway accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature (full speech)

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